December 1, 1959

On December 1, 1959, 12 countries, including the United States and the USSR, signed a treaty that set aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve, which would be free from military activity. This treaty does not give aliens the right to snatch up earthlings and conduct body experiments on them. It also does not pay aliens to set up laser turrets on the Great Ice Wall to shoot any unauthorized people from approaching it. Last and not least, this treaty does not secretly recognize the penguins of the Antarctic as the Rulers of the Icy Wastes.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
This entry was posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *